LAUNCH OF THE TEESFIELD

Film ID:
NEFA 14150
1959

A film made by Turners Film Productions to commemorate the launching of the tanker Teesfield from Furness Shipbuilding Co. Ltd at Haverton Hill, Stockton-on-Tees on the 24 February 1959.

NEFA 14150 Launch of the Teesfield

Newcastle & District ACA: Treasures from the Cine Club World

The Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA) has been making cine stories and capturing the north east on film for nearly a century. It is the sole survivor of the five original ACA organisations in Britain, first set up in 1927, and this year, incredibly, the cine club celebrates its 90th anniversary.

SEAWAY TO EUROPE

Film ID:
YFA 1443
1972

This is a promotional film for the Spero cruise ship, run by the Ellerman’s Wilson Line between Hull and Zeebrugge.  The film includes footage of the cruise ship itself, the accommodation and activities on board as well as the travel destinations in Holland and Belgium. 

YFA 1443 Seaway to Europe (1972)

Memory Bank: Life on the Home Front

Age UK Bradford & District, along with colleagues from four other Age UK branches across the region have teamed up with the Yorkshire Film Archive to produce a brand new reminiscence resource, Memory Bank: Life on the Home Front, based on local archive film footage of life in the 1940s and ‘50s.  

The project, which was made possible thanks to the Chancellor's LIBOR fund, is proving to be a great success with reminiscence session taking place across the region. 

New Chair appointed for Film Archive

Clare Morrow, former Chair of Welcome to Yorkshire and previously Controller of News and Programmes at ITV Yorkshire, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Yorkshire and North East Film Archive.  

Clare brings more than 30 years of experience to the YFA, through a career in television and as a non-executive director.   She is currently a non-executive director of both Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate, and the Rugby Football League.  Previously she was a non-executive director of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, as well as Network Manager of the Broadcasting and Creative Industries Disability Network.  

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JORVIK: THE VIKINGS RETURN

This programme takes a look at the National Viking Centre Museum in York as it nears completion. The film shows the Museum being completed on the space of the archaeological dig site in Coppergate, York. It features interviews with many of those involved in the planning and construction of the...

Film ID: 3557 Year: 1984

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